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My Brother MFC-290C wont print. I get the error message, on

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My Brother MFC-290C won't print. I get the error message, on my computer, "invalid format for short nick name". This printer worked before I installed it on another MacBook Pro. My first computer was stolen. Re installing the Brother software hasn't fixed the problem.
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Computer
Expert:  snow2019 replied 7 years ago.
hello,
you may try to download the latest driver and install it, click the following link, then select your OS, which will then guide you to the download:
http://welcome.solutions.brother.com/bsc/public/us/us/en/dlf/download_top.html?reg=us&c=us&lang=en&prod=mfc290c_all
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Customer: replied 7 years ago.
Thanks! I did the download and ran a successful test print. My original Mac was only 7 months old but the new Mac had a newer OS version.
Thanks again.
Expert:  snow2019 replied 7 years ago.
no problem.

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